Access Manager

Oftentimes organizations start their web presence by building it in-­-house. A common characteristic of such in–house developed solutions is that a database is used to hold user information such as user name, password, and additional information such as first and last name, email address, etc. As the web presence grows and requires more and more…

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By: wbusath
Mar 25, 2015
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This Cool solution explains how to create Ajax based form login for user authentication.

By: cstumula
Mar 19, 2015
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If someone really needs to do something, they will find a way to do it. The wheel. Nails. The compass. Paper. The printing press. Light bulbs. Computers. The Internet. Running your own email server as the US Secretary of State. In the last 40 years, I don’t think there is a business person on the…

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Rhonda Holloway
Mar 17, 2015
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NetIQ Access Manager can use OID (Oracle Internet Directory) as an identity source by using this custom LDAP server plug-in. The LDAP server plug-ins for NAM are incredibly simple because a mapping of attributes is all that is necessary since NAM already uses the LDAP protocol.

By: wbusath
Mar 16, 2015
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Occasionally I’ve needed to troubleshoot memory or CPU utilization issues in Access Manager. This is most common when developing custom authentication classes. Fortunately, there are great tools for this included in the JDK. My favorite tool is JVisualVM. If you have a graphical console on the Identity Server ( or an Access Gateway Service) box…

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Jerry Combs
Mar 6, 2015
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While the hackers in movies continue to use brute-force methods to breach security, fingers flying on keyboards as firewalls fall, real attackers today prefer the subtler method of hijacking insider credentials. Frankly, it’s far easier to figure out a user’s password or get them to click a link in a phishing email. To reduce the…

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Travis Greene
Mar 5, 2015
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NOTE this second article contains a newer and improved version of the extension. OK, so your SAML Service Provider is asking for a default domain suffix for every username (user@test.com). Or, your application behind NAM wants to receive the full name of a logged-in user’s manager. Or, you need to provide only a subset of…

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By: mvreijn
Feb 13, 2015
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There was a time in my life when I got so far into the weeds of wife-ing, mothering, and working, that in desperation I began categorizing my day’s activities into three categories: Near Misses, Fails, and Epic Fails. The thinking was that if I could prioritize reducing the number of “near misses,” I could ultimately…

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Rhonda Holloway
Feb 13, 2015
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Have you ever received a survey that you actually wanted to respond to? Not because you wanted to complain, but because it was relevant to something that interested you?” I received a survey this week from my health care provider. Based on the notable amount of transformation they have undergone these last few years I…

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Kent Purdy
Feb 10, 2015
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There are a few things you can do to achieve greater efficacy during your next access certification campaign that don’t require a Superbowl-ad-sized budget. Here are some tips to consider to make your next access certification truly effective.

Amie Johnson
Jan 29, 2015
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